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Monthly Archives: July 2019

LRQA withdraws MDR and IVDR services

Are you affected by the LRQA announcement? The  LRQA has  given 90 days’ notice that it will withdraw from its notified body (NB) services under the EU’s current medical device and in vitro diagnostic directives and will not apply to be an NB under the new medical device and in vitro diagnostic regulations (MDR/IVDR).  They…
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Medilink welcomes new corporate partner – Hill Dickinson

Medilink North of England is delighted to have teamed up with commercial law firm, Hill Dickinson, as our latest corporate partner. The three-year agreement with the law firm and its 180-strong specialist health division, provides a number of important benefits to Medilink members and the wider sector. The announcement comes as Hill Dickinson sets out…
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Two new competitions launched by SBRI Healthcare

Small Business Research Initiative Healthcare (SBRI), which aims to promote UK economic growth whilst addressing unmet health needs, has announced two new competitions to find innovative products and services. Participants from the healthcare industry will have a chance to showcase their projects in Cardiovascular Disease and Integrated Care and Social Care. The competitions are open…
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Thackray Medical Museum plans operating theatre exhibit 

Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds has announced plans to build a new exhibit, recreating the operating theatre that performed the UK’s first hand transplant. The former Leeds Union Workhouse reopened as a medical museum in 1997 and welcomes thousands of visitors each year. A team of volunteers, technicians, educators and curators work to preserve and…
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